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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sh: Drop -Werror from kernel Makefile
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On Fri, 2019-08-09 at 21:47 -0500, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
> On 8/9/19 4:56 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 09, 2019 at 04:36:01PM -0500, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
> > > On 8/9/19 2:56 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> > > > On Sun, Aug 04, 2019 at 11:24:41PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> > > > > On Sun, Aug 04, 2019 at 07:14:23PM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> > > > > > Since commit a035d552a93b ("Makefile: Globally enable fall-through
> > > > > > warning"), all sh builds fail with errors such as
> > > > > >
> > > > > > arch/sh/kernel/disassemble.c: In function 'print_sh_insn':
> > > > > > arch/sh/kernel/disassemble.c:478:8: error: this statement may fall through
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Since this effectively disables all build and boot tests for the
> > > > > > architecture, let's drop -Werror from the sh kernel Makefile until
> > > > > > the problems are fixed.
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> On second thought it seems to me that this is not a good idea, at least
> for mainline. For the time being I'll take this patch for linux-next only.
>
> Who is the maintainer of sh?

But whoever it may be, isn't particularly active.

MAINTAINERS-SUPERH
MAINTAINERS-M: Yoshinori Sato <ysato@users.sourceforge.jp>
MAINTAINERS-M: Rich Felker <dalias@libc.org>
MAINTAINERS-L: linux-sh@vger.kernel.org
MAINTAINERS-Q: http://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-sh/list/
MAINTAINERS-S: Maintained
MAINTAINERS-F: Documentation/sh/
MAINTAINERS:F: arch/sh/
MAINTAINERS-F: drivers/sh/

> The best solution is to fix those fall-through warnings you see. Could you
> please send me all the warnings you see? I can try to fix them.

It's true it's a warning, but adding -Werror is rarely
a good idea as gcc error output can change with every
version.


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